How to Use Color to Make Your Living Room Happier

Home decor is often viewed as simply a matter of aesthetics — what looks attractive. But proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your living room can have a profound effect on the emotional well-being of you and your family and is a reflection of your personality. While most of us may not spend a lot of time thinking about room color, it affects us every day.


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Tones like yellow and blue work well in both the living room and foyer, because they’re though to stimulate conversation. “These are colors that encourage people to sit around and talk,” says Kate Smith.

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Some people could just have the living room throwing the pillow of contrasting color to be the focal point in the living room. Like this space, they used neutral colors like gray and the rug and yellow pillows give a great visibility to the living room.

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Sonya Winner’s bold and colorful rug designs have taken the interiors world by storm since they were first introduced. With a strong emphasis on quality hand crafting and unmatched artistic designs, Sonya Winner rugs are wonderfully unique and have the ability to change the mood of any room in an instant.

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In this image, a classic combination of black and white inserts is in balance with several shades of blue, the room seems to plunge into two planes.

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Fresh plants always bring a ambient happier.

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